A weekend getaway to the Southern Highlands, exploring picturesque landscape, cosy fireside accommodation, dining, wine tasting, cultural experiences and exploring the natural beauty of winter in the Highlands. Explore the villages of Bowral, Mittagong, Berrima, Moss Vale, Bundanoon and Robertson – wondering through the streets lined with boutique shops, art galleries and antique stores.

Our Life Concierge team can design your ultimate weekend escape to the Southern Highlands from taking care of your accommodation, dining, activity planning and special requests ready to make a weekend of new memories.  Optimise your weekend!



  • The Press Shop – stunning coffee spot in Bowral with a ever-evolving fresh and seasonal menu
  • Franquette Creperie – a Bretagnew-style creperie, cafe and bar that is open all day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and all the times between.
  • Harry’s On Green Lane – located in the Dirty Janes precinct with brimming with greenery, wicker chairs, marble tables, bookshelves stocked with antique reads and a provincial style menu
  • Bendooley Estate Restaurant – housed in The Book Bar serving flavoursome cuisine inspired by the seasons of the Southern Highlands. Pop next door to the Cellar Door for a pre or post lunch tasting.
  • Bistro Sociale – this fabulous French inspired restaurant & Gin Bar is the signature restaurant at the Berida Hotel
  • Onesta Cucina – family owned Highlands favourite with a menu of the finest Italian dining experience
  • Briars Inn, Burradoo – family friendly bistro.
  • Paste Australia – located in Mittagong is Paste, a Southeast Asian restaurant operated by Michelin-starred chefs Bongkoch ‘Bee’ Satongun and husband Jason Bailey.
  • Gumnut Patisserie – award winning and one of the best and busiest cafes in Bowral with a delicious array of pastries, cakes and meat pies.
  • Sonoma Bakery Bowral – for your freshly baked sourdough, cinnamon scrolls, sandwiches and pastries made fresh each day
  • Burrawang Village Hotel – a relaxed and welcoming country pub with a delicious menu and outdoor courtyard in this picturesque village
  • Robertson Public House & Kitchen – steeped in history and renowned for its fine food that will warm your soul.


  • Moss Manor, Mittagong – luxury Boutique Hotel in Moss Vale with eight individually decorated bedrooms with marble ensuites. Perfect for a couples weekend or to book the entire house for a luxury friends winter getaway.
  • Berida Manor, Bowral – charming countryside manor hotel with 46 room and suites in stunning Bowral.
  • Osborn House, Bundanoon – surrounded by rolling hills, sweeping bushland and lush gardens. This lovingly restored 5-star boutique hotel and spa with 27 rooms, suites and lodges has perfectly paired understated elegance and laidback luxe.
  • Bendooley Estate Cottages, Berrima – stunning views over the lake, paddocks and rolling hills from each of the beautifully appointed studio, two and three bedroom cottages. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at Bendooley Estate before settling back for an afternoon in your cottage.


  • The Bradman Museum – a fantastic cricketing journey, reliving great moments with rare film footage, photos and memorabilia
  • Ngunungula Regional Gallery – founded by award-winning artist Ben Quilty. It’s the first regional art gallery in the Southern Highlands for exhibitions, workshops and artist talks
  • The Milk Factory Gallery – providing art lovers with original artworks, handmade jewellery, sculpture, glass, fine woodwork, ceramics and textiles
  • Bendooley Estate Book Barn – this is a paradise for book lovers, with mesmerising walls of rarities, antiquarian books and new releases for you to take home or as the perfect gift
  • Centennial Vineyards – just a five minute drive from Bowral showcasing the region’s cool climate vines of chardonnay, riesling, pinot gris, pinot noir and tempranillo. Enjoy a wine tasting flight before lunch by the open fire
  • Artemis wines – award-winning premium cool climate wines and one of our favourites. Why not complete your wine and spirit tasting experience with a local cheese or charcuterie board, hand-made dips or a woodfired pizza (Saturday and Sunday from 11 am – 3.30 pm) in the winter sunshine
  • Moonacres Cooking School – opportunity to learn the art and craft of food, understand, prepare and enjoy fresh seasonal food.


  • Dirty Janes Bowral, Bowral – vintage shoppers paradise, home to 85 unique vintage sellers including furniture, homewares, clothing and everything in between
  • Ms Peacock Fine chocolates, Mittagong –
  • Bespoke Letterpress, Bowral – designs and prints of beautiful Australian-made letterpress stationary
  • Suzie Anderson, Moss Vale – rooms filled with European style and country elegance in a curated collection of chic fashion, homewares and gifting
  • The Old Bank Atelier – where art and design meet in Moss Vale. Showcasing beautiful artworks from local designers, hand crafted ceramics and jewellery, along with a curated collection of pieces, men’s fashion and renowned brands like Trudon candles
  • Mossy Store, Moss Vale – handcrafted furniture and homewares
  • Barbara’s Storehouse, Mittagong & Bowral – two treasured local stores filled with furniture, homewares and treasures. You will not leave empty handed.
  • Birdhouse by Hem – focusing on up and coming designers with a collection of carefully curated and bold fashion and accessories
  • Arrke – bringing contemporary edge to shopping in Bowral, stocking on-trend fashion, accessories and lifestyle products
  • SoHi Spirits – now has a bottle shop and tasting boutique in Bowral for you to sample and take home a handcraft bottle of Gin, Vodka or Vermouth